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,900 guys on board. we went through the persian gulf, we did a lot of cruises, the caribbean, the panama canal, north atlantic. 35-foot seas. that was exciting. she's appointed a sword. she's a battleship. take a loork, and you'll see wh. this is where decisions were made in world war ii, in the '40s. you get chills. we helped to shell korea, through the korean war, during the cold war, too. the russians were like, wow, look at that ship. back in the '40s during the tehran conference, president roosevelt used this to cross the ocean to meet with churchill and stalin. he was in a wheelchair as you know. this was where he stayed. this is the only ship in the navy with a bathtub. past president and future, president roosevelt took a bath in this tub. in the '80s, they retrofitted the ship. and these are for anti-aircraft, and we could bombard the shore, too. they would fire 15 rounds a minute. here's one of our guns. 16 inch in diameter. i could fit in there. each one of these barrels, 67-feet long. that will fire a projectile 24 miles. one day i fired the guns, too. i didn't hear the boom
, the caribbean, the panama canal, the north atlantic. 35-foot seas. that was exciting. she is a battleship. you take a look around and you will see why. this is where all the big decisions of the war were made back in world war ii in the '40s. you get chills coming into a place like this. we helped to shell korea, the russians were like, look at that ship. back in the '40s, during the conference, president roosevelt was on board the ship so he took this and used it as his taxi to go across the ocean to meet with churchill and stalin. he was in a wheelchair, as you know. this was where he stayed. because this is the only ship in the navy with a bathtub. past, present and future. president roosevelt took a bath in this bathtub. in the '80 they retro fitted the ship and these are for anti-aircraft and we could bombard the shore, too. they would fire 15 rounds a minute. here's one of her guns. 16 inch in diameter. i could fit in there. each one of these barrels, 67 feet long. fire a projectile 24 miles. one day i fired the guns, too. i did not hear the boom like you would out here but i felt the co
. >> reporter: the group announced the intentions to the international whaling commission in panama saying that the stocks of mink whales have replenish and the korean fishing industry are suffering as the whale stocks increases. but the environmental groups believe it is disguised whaling. >> there is no evidence that the creatures in the water have recovered. also, whales do not cause the decline of fish stocks. it is actually human being who is doing overfishing with the mismanagement of the fishery. >> reporter: more than nine mink whales were accidentally killed by fishermen in 2010 according the a joint coast guard and whaling commission report. with over a dozen more believed to have been illegally hunted. all of these ended up being sold and eaten. whale meat remains popular here in south korea and particularly in the old southern port city where the meat of the whales accidentally caught are sold. scientists insist that in the country there is a long tradition of hunting whales for food. >> translator: i do not have anything against eating the whale meat, this cust my says, and it
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